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Summary: The British Airways American Express Premium Plus credit card offers similar benefits to the standard British Airways American Express credit card plus opportunities for larger bonuses and upgrades.
Features and Benefits: Included with card membership is reimbursement for delayed or lost luggage, flight delays and denied or missed connections. Refund protection, Purchase Protection, Online Fraud Guarantee, 24/7 customer service and protection if you are ever injured on public transport. Preferred Seating is also included which allows cardholders exclusive tickets to venues, some with VIP access, such as O2 Arena, Wembley Arena and Hammersmith Apollo. A selection of premium seats are available for American Express cardmembers which allows access to tickets before they are available to the general public.
Fees: The annual fee for the card is £150 and the interest on purchases is typical 46.0% APR variable
Frequent Flyer Program – The Executive Club
Cardmembers also receive membership in The Executive Club. New members are awarded 6,000 bonus British Airways Miles when you use the credit card for the first time, double BA Miles on BA flights and BA Holidays and free additional cards to help rack up miles. Additionally, you receive a companion ticket if you spend £10,000 on the card in a year. You earn 1.5 BA Miles for practically every £1 you spend on the credit card.
Miles can be redeemed on British Airways flights. If you redeem your British Airways Miles on a flight, you can also receive a complimentary ticket for a companion for the flight that you redeem your BA Miles on.
Conclusion: The British Airways American Express Premium Plus credit card is ideal for those cardholders interested in exclusive rewards and benefits of American Express. Also for frequent flyers of British Airways who will earn a significant amount of bonus miles and miles on everyday purchases. The complimentary companion tickets and the ability to earn enough miles for tickets quickly and easily, may be worth the annual fee and APR.